December 12, 2019 (Minneapolis) – The season of giving became brighter in Minneapolis during the Shop with a Cop event on Tuesday night. Nearly 50 Police personnel teamed up with 43 children from the Minneapolis Police Activities League programs and Cityview School to shop for holiday gifts for their families. The following agencies participated in […]
December 10, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Nearly 70 MPD staff members and citizens were honored in City Hall today for their outstanding dedication and service in the community. The following awards were given: Chief’s Award of Merit (18), Citizen’s Department Award of Merit (2), Excellence in Investigation (8), The Medal of Commendation (5), Lifesaving Award (30) Citizen’s […]
December 9, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Join MPD and other local first responders for the Hams for the Holidays event on Friday, December 20th from 5 to 7 PM! Hyvee generously donated 400 ‘Hormel Cure 81 Hams’ to be distributed to benefit Minneapolis families in need at the Hospitality House (1220 Logan Ave. N). The event […]
December 3, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – We’re inviting the public to Coffee with a Cop on Wednesday, December 4th! All are welcome to join us at Starbucks (100 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis) from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Ask some questions, tell some stories and share some laughs. Get to know the officers that protect your city. […]
December 2, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – CRASH AT A FRIENDS, NOT ON THE ROAD; FRIENDS DON’T LET FRIENDS DRIVE IMPAIRED Extra DWI Patrols During the Holidays on Minneapolis Roads Nov. 27 – Dec. 28 Minneapolis, Minn. – A holiday beer with a friend. A glass of wine at a family member’s home. One shot for the road. […]
November 20, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – MPD Officers, Community Service Officers and Community Navigators assembled over 700 bags of groceries for our community. Our Community Engagement Team will be distributing these Thanksgiving meals starting Thursday, November 21st through Tuesday, November 26th. The bags include: 2 cans of green beans 2 cans of corn 2 cans of […]
November 18, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Please join us on Thursday, November 21st for tea and conversation with MPD Officers! We will be at Capitol Café (2417 E Franklin Ave, Minneapolis MN 55406) from 6 PM to 7 PM, so feel free to get to know us and ask questions while enjoying tea and cookies.
October 30, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – We had a wonderful time engaging with the community at McDonald’s yesterday for Coffee with a Cop! Newly appointed 3rd Precinct Inspector Sean McGinty stopped by and was happy to answer questions about the neighborhood.
October 28, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – There are two opportunities this week to join MPD Officers for free coffee/tea and conversation! Tuesday, October 29th join us for coffee at McDonald’s (4121 Hiawatha Avenue, Minneapolis) from 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM. Wednesday, October 30th meet us for tea at Brian Coyle Community Center (420 S 15th Ave, […]
October 24, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – We were honored to receive the President’s Award at the 2019 Minnesota Corrections Association Fall Conference in Nisswa! MPD frequently mentors young men at the Redwing Correctional Facility. The award is given to programs working in the broad field of corrections and criminal justice that demonstrate creativity, resourcefulness, effectiveness and […]